Botswana Botswana has a gender supportive policy environment, has achieved gender parity in primary/secondary education and ranks third globally for countries with the highest share of female managers (54.5%). More can be done, especially for women in rural areas who remain marginalised; the 2015 Land Policy amendment (ensuring women have equal land rights) is a potential enabler.

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Advocate for: ratification of the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention (No. 190) and amending domestic violence legislation to include criminalisation of marital rape.

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Support coordinated efforts targeting women SMEs in the informal sector e.g. through combining social protection with productivity enhancing measures (e.g. childcare schemes).

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Strengthen gender approach in implementation of existing programmes, including supporting the collection, monitoring and analysis of sex disaggregated data for agricultural value chains.


Botswana Country Report

The Botswana country report covers the Agriculture (Horticulture, Poultry), Manufacturing, and Real Estate sectors, including sector-specific key findings and proposed policy and programmatic recommendations.





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